The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) observed the Buem Constituency of the Volta Region by-election which was organized by the Electoral Commission (EC) on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. CODEO observers were deployed at selected polling stations throughout the Constituency from the commencement to the end of the exercise. CODEO also observed the collation and declaration of results at the constituency collation center. Based on observation reports from the observers, CODEO found that the exercise took place smoothly and was almost incident-free. However, turn-out was very low.